Amazon Echo was launched by Amazon. These are smart speakers manufactured and sold by them. It comes in various models such as Echo Dot, Echo Spot, and more. It uses assistance service system called Alexa, which you can use to connect to the device just using your voice.
You may use Amazon Echo to perform various tasks such as interacting, playing songs and audio-books, getting written and follow-ups on reminders, set daily, weekly, or day-specific alarms, stream podcasts, capturing pictures and videos, and more. You may also use it to view traffic, weather, and lots more.
Latest Offers: Amazon has launched Echo Spot in India for the price of INR 12999. Echo Spot has a display screen which enables user to watch videos and can do video calling also. ICICI Bank users can avail additional 10% cashback through Credit/Debit Cards. If you buy two echo spots then you can save INR 5000.
When many people assume it to be just a music player, it is more a common hub for various smart devices acting as a home automation hub. The Amazon Echo series devices were started developing in Amazon’s Lab126 office in Silicon Valley and Cambridge, Massachusetts, US from 2010.
Amazon Echo was an extension of Amazon’s Kindle e-reader and was featured in Amazon’s first-ever Super Bowl ad in 2016. The first edition of Amazon Echo was primarily intended to Amazon Prime members and select customers that was lately made public in the US on June 23, 2015.
As per the media reports, the Echo devices were introduced in Canada somewhere between mid-to-late 2016, after when Amazon notified to hire software developers for Alexa in Toronto. Alongside, it was made available in the UK on September 28, 2016.
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Amazon is well known to understand the concerns of the end users of its products and to come up with the best remediation with the best enhancements over the time. Following this trend, its intelligent personal assistant Alexa was over the time enhanced to pair with other smart device of Amazon and even other companies to make it more advanced.
With its recent enhancement, Amazon Offers introduced a new performance boosting feature, “Brief Mode”, in Alexa. This enhancement minimized the requirements of the end users to tediously hear the command responses of their device unnecessarily.
Prior to the release of this feature of Amazon Alexa, users were required to hear the “OK” speech on instructing Alexa to perform some task. The new “Brief Mode” feature replaced these all steps with a short beep.
Offers on Amazon Echo
Amazon understand their customers and never miss a chance to provide them great deals on their favourite products and brands. Amazon Echo is one of the leading brands and giving a tough competition to other smart speakers. That is why Amazon has brought you an astonishing offer. Buy Amazon Echo at 20% discount, will be automatically applied at the time of checkout. If you are Prime Member can get 25% discount and free delivery.
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- You should be a prime member for using offers on prime membership.
- There is no promo code to avail this offer, simply click on the above link add your echo to your cart and at the time of checkout automatically discount will be allowed.
- Offer is only applicable on amazon echo.
- 25% Discount for Amazon Prime users is for limited period.
- Non prime members has to pay INR 100 delivery charge.
Top Models of Amazon Echo
Following are the various top models available in the market:
Amazon Echo Spot
It is shaped as a hemisphere, and has a circular screen of 2.5” size. It has an elegant look of that similar to an alarm clock. It is a all new stylish range of Echo. You can watch News Bulletin, videos, set alarm, play music, ask weather, check out calendar and many more functions are available. It can hear your command even in the noisy environment as it contains four microphones.
It responds instantly. You just need to say word ‘Alexa’ to awake it. It has a built in speaker connects to external speakers through Bluetooth or 3.5 mm stereo. It can hear you from across the room
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The first generation or base version of Amazon Echo is in the form of cylindrical speakers of 9.25” or 23.5 cm, equipped with a seven-piece earphone. Its hardware is based on the Texas based equipment of LPDDR1 RAM of 256 MB, DM3725 ARM Cortex-A8 processor, and internal memory of 4 GB.
This base version or first generation Echo got 83% rating by GearCaliber, which is a review aggregate. When you can control Amazon Echo with its voice, you may additionally purchase an earphone-enabled remote control, the same as that of the Fire TV.
There is an Action button on upper surface of the device, and on pressing the Mute button, the earphones are enabled. The upper half part of the device helps you in controlling the volume of the speakers.
Amazon Echo does not contain any battery, and you would to plug-in a power source to use it. Other features of Amazon Echo include dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) support for audio streaming and Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP) for voice control of paired smart devices.
Although the features discussed above are common in all models of Amazon Echo, the different variants come with additional features. Go through the successive headings to know about those.
Amazon Echo Dot
Known to be the second generation version, Amazon Echo Dot comes in the black color in which the cylindrical speakers are fixed on a wooden base. This version was launched in March 2016, and is capable for the remote connection with external additional speakers, so that you could place those in different rooms or locations.
Additionally, you may also connect it with external portable batteries. Apart from these, its rest all features were similar to those of the first generation model of Amazon Echo.
The Echo Dot device was relaunched on October 20, 2016 with a lower price, enhanced voice recognition, and in two distinct colors – white and black. It works on the advanced Echo Spatial Perception (ESP) technology, that enables you to use multiple Echo and Dot devices functioning at the same time in coordination.
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Amazon Echo Plus
Amazon Echo Plus is an advanced and compact version of Amazon Echo. In addition to that, it comes with the better sound quality. Its latest version has enabled smart home device feature Zigbee which allows you to control compatible lights and plugs from Syska, TP-Link, Philips and Oakter without pressing the Activation button, and speaking only some Activation words.
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Comparison Echo Dot, Amazon Echo, Echo Plus & Echo Spot
|Features||Echo Dot||Amazon Echo||Echo Plus||Echo Spot|
|Price||INR 4,499||INR 9,999||INR 14,999||INR 12,999|
|Overview||Add Alexa to any room||Alexa-enabled Smart Speaker with Great Sound||Alexa-enabled Smart Speaker with Build-in Smart Home Hub||All-new stylish Echo device that can show you things|
|Streaming Wifi Music||Available||Available||Available||Available|
|Connect to ext. Speakers||Available||Available||Available||Available|
|Smart Home Compatible||Available||Available||Available||Available|
|Speaker Size||0.6” tweeter||2.5” woofer, 0.6” tweeter||2.5” woofer, 0.8” tweeter||1.4” speaker|
|Device Size||32 x 84 x 84 mm||148 x 88 x 88 mm||235 x 84 x 84 mm||104 x 96 x 91 mm|
What is Amazon Echo?
It is introduced by Amazon. These are the smart speakers use to connect devices through its intelligent personal assistant called Alexa. These smart speakers are controlled by voice. The device consists of fascinating features such as setting alarms, streaming podcasts, playing audio-books, music playback, making to-do lists, and providing weather, traffic and other real-time information.
How to Set Up and Use Echo Devices?
- Plug in Echo and Connect a Power Source
- Use Alexa App to connect to Wifi
- Just ask for the information like music, weather, news & more.
What are the requirements to use Amazon Echo?
- User should have an Alexa App (available for Android & iOS)
- Plug Point & Wifi (dedicated minimum speed: 512 kbps)